Chapter 7. IEEE 802.16 Wireless Metropolitan Area Networks

  1. Bernhard H. Walke1,
  2. Stefan Mangold2 and
  3. Lars Berlemann1
  1. Christian Hoymann and
  2. Bernhard H. Walke

Published Online: 11 DEC 2006

DOI: 10.1002/9780470058800.ch7

IEEE 802 Wireless Systems: Protocols, Multi-Hop Mesh/Relaying, Performance and Spectrum Coexistence

IEEE 802 Wireless Systems: Protocols, Multi-Hop Mesh/Relaying, Performance and Spectrum Coexistence

How to Cite

Hoymann, C. and Walke, B. H. (2006) IEEE 802.16 Wireless Metropolitan Area Networks, in IEEE 802 Wireless Systems: Protocols, Multi-Hop Mesh/Relaying, Performance and Spectrum Coexistence (eds B. H. Walke, S. Mangold and L. Berlemann), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470058800.ch7

Editor Information

  1. 1

    ComNets, RWTH Aachen University, Germany

  2. 2

    Swisscom Innovations, Switzerland

Author Information

  1. ComNets, RWTH Aachen University, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 DEC 2006
  2. Published Print: 17 NOV 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470014394

Online ISBN: 9780470058800

Keywords:

  • Wireless last-mile technology;
  • IEEE 802.16 Wireless Metropolitan Area Networks;
  • Network Management Task Group;
  • national Wireless Broadband (WiBro) system;
  • MAC PDU with simultaneous packing and fragmentation;
  • system profiles;
  • space division multiple access;
  • multi-user multi mode scenario;
  • performance of SDMA enabled 802.16 networks

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Scope of 802.16

  • Deployment Concept, Reference Model and Target Frequency Bands

  • History and Different Subgroups

  • Physical Layer

  • Medium Access Control Layer

  • System Profiles

  • Space Division Multiple Access

  • Performance Evaluation of 802.16

  • Performance of SDMA Enabled 802.16 Networks

  • Conclusion